Monthly Archives: April 2018 Back

Think Agile How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed (ebook)

Author: Taffy Williams Funding falls apart. A similar product is unveiled by a more established company. A key employee jumps ship to work for a competitor. These are the unexpected obstacles that derail even the most promising new ventures. Entrepreneurs determined to keep up with today’s constantly changing business environment need to stay nimble enough … Read more

HOLOGRAPHICS STARTUP AMONGST PARTICIPANTS SELECTED FOR CEA’S CREATIVE TECH ACCELERATOR

Ten creative tech companies spanning verticals including robotics, fashion tech, AR, VR and music tech have been selected by Queensland University of Technology’s startup hub Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) to participate in its 2018 Collider Accelerator.   The three-month program, which kicked off this week, affords participants $30,000 in pre-seed investment, coaching from international mentors … Read more

A lending site where you can rent anything from tampons to expensive drones and cameras just scored millions in venture capital

Fat Lama, a lending site that lets users rent and lease goods, just raised $US10 million for its Series A. The site, which kicked off in the UK two years ago, recently launched its first stateside offering in New York. While Fat Lama typically offers equipment like drones, printers, and cameras, some more curious items … Read more

NSW Government partners with India to connect local startups to Indian tech and advanced manufacturing sectors

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a partnership with India aimed at enabling collaboration between Indian industry and the NSW startup, tech, and advanced manufacturing sectors. The partnership is worth $1.58 million over two years, with these funds to enable NSW startups to travel to India and foster collaboration and commercial connections. There are already … Read more

BENCHON RAISES $650K TO TACKLE STAFF UNDERUSE; CEO REVEALS HOW THE MILITARY SHAPED HIS STARTUP

B2B Talent mobility platform BenchOn has raised $650,000 in seed capital to meet market demand for its software solution to employee underutilisation, estimated to cost the Australian economy $305 billion each year in lost productivity. Founded in March 2016 by BlueChilli startup accelerator alumni and former military man Tim Walmsley, BenchOn helps businesses avoid cashflow … Read more

Tech Ready Women and TechSydney awarded $80,000 in City of Sydney grants to foster city’s startup ecosystem

TechSydney and Tech Ready Women have shared in $80,000 in knowledge exchange grants from the City of Sydney aimed at helping the two organisations further develop the city’s startup community. Tech Ready Women, a Sydney-based incubator looking to help women without a tech background bring their startup ideas to life, has received $25,000 to run … Read more